Many thanks from National Parkinson Foundation North Florida (NPFNF) to the many participants that made our 1st Moving Day Walk for Parkinson's in Tallahassee a success through contributions, volunteering and attending! Raising awareness of PD in our area is one of our major goals and this event will help us make a difference. Moving Day Event Chair Janice Pedler, was tireless and did a great job putting everything together!
THANK YOU to all of our sponsors! Presenting Sponsor, Auto Data Direct, Inc; Silver, Capital City Harley Davidson; Bronze, Center Pointe; WCTV Media and MANY others! Some super movers!! Bill Ingram who secured our major sponsors and recruited , and organized the TOP WINNING TEAM - Parkie and the Gang; Randy McCoy secured many sponsors and was involved with the Capital Health Plan Team who
raised $2,600. We exceeded our goal of $30,000!
To make a general donation to the North Florida Chapter, or to learn more about our programs and services, please visit www.npfnorthflorida.org.
Moving Day® is a collaborative effort of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and the
National Parkinson Foundation North Florida Chapter. This event is a day of joining together
and raising awareness of Parkinson’s disease. In our inaugeral Moving Day this past Fall, over
250 participants, including people with Parkinson’s disease, family, friends, co-workers,
healthcare providers, corporate leaders and corporate teams, joined together to exercise while raising funds in support of the Foundation’s mission. It is a day to move, a day that will move you and a day to move others.
In addition to a fundraising walk, this is a celebration of
movement, with a special Movement Pavilion featuring various types of exercise
including yoga, dance, and much more. The pavilion
will be open when registration begins through the end of the walk. For those who prefer not to walk, there will plenty of wonderful activities, entertainment and information to enjoy.
The North Florida Chapter was originally formed and incorporated under the name of the North Florida Parkinson Awareness Group, Inc., (NFPAG) on November 19, 2005. NFPAG renewed the affiliation with NPF in July of 2011 and officially changed its name to the National Parkinson Foundation North Florida Chapter. In collaboration with the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Parkinson's Center, NPFNF has been
a leading community resource for Parkinson disease. The National Parkinson Foundation North Florida Chapter is committed to serving the Parkinson community with services and information through peer-led support groups and educational programs.